Enjoy These 9 Things To Do in Barrie This October
October is always a busy month, but in Barrie it’s even more of a crazy time because of the excess of city wide entertainment.
Movies, ghost bus tours and Esports events are just a few of the things to spark your imagination this month.
Read on for our comprehensive list of 9 Things To Do in Barrie This October!
Sashay your way to Georgian Theatre for the Slay Stigma tour, coming to town on October 16th. Aimed at raising awareness and funds for people with HIV.
Doors open at 7:00 and the show will start at 7:30. It will include more information on the campaign, local performances by queens, a Q/A section with the lovely Randy Davis, and to top off the night, an amazing performance by the fabulous Trinity K. Bonet!
ASPIRING PLAYWRIGHTS (AND ACTORS) UNITE!
Are you a budding playwright living in Simcoe County? An actor who wants to work on cold-reading skills? Or maybe looking to network with local artists? On October 7th, from 6 to 9 PM, come on out to TBTB’s Barrie Theatre Lab; a once-a-month get-together for playwrights and actors to have new scenes and plays read out loud.
To submit your script for future labs, email us at [email protected]
Oh yeah, there’s this little thing called the Barrie Film Festival that brings a crap ton of amazing movies to town.
10 straight days of films, parties and popcorn in the heart of downtown. All movies are shown at the Uptown Theatre.
Bring the clan and the pets for this family-friendly event with a complimentary Bark-B-Q at Barrie Subaru. Grab some food, and partake in various activities. We have a complimentary photo shoot available for pets and their owners. Purrfect! There will also be treats and gift bags for your pet(s).
It all goes down October 7th.
Gamers in the house? This is right up their (virtual) alley. An evening of education and networking with esport industry leaders, at the Sandbox centre.
Hear from the experts as they share their insight and knowledge about the esports industry and how this growing sector is creating new business opportunities.
Learn more about the psychology behind gaming and delve into the brain and skill development acquired through gaming.
Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 4 PM – 8 PM
You KNOW we can’t let a To Do blog pass without a shoutout to the great live music scene. Whether it’s a punk show at the Foxx Lounge, a more intimate acoustic sesh at Common Good cafe, or a full on show at the BMC, the city has you covered. Hit up our events calendar for an entire section on live music in town.
A vibrant cultural festival for everyone who loves to embrace and appreciate a vibrant culture.
Food, costumes, a Full Indian Dinner and Performances.
Kick off your Halloween celebrations by heading to Hooligans Restaurant on Friday, October 25th for the MJM Fundraiser: Zombie Funk Get Down in support of Seasons Centre for Grieving Children.
$20.00 ticket price, includes appetizers
Music: 3 DJs spinning funk, hip-hop and house all night
There will be great prizes to bid on in the silent auction and prizes for best costume,
All ticket and prize proceeds will be donated to Seasons Centre for Grieving Children.
Celebrate Halloween with a…Vampire Murder Mystery.
“Deep in the forest and miles from civilization, a castle sits high atop a mountain.
This is home to a clan of vampires, the leader of which is about to be found staked in his coffin!
Not everyone is who they seem. Solve the mystery this halloween”
Thursday October 17th
Cocktails start at 6pm – Murder starts at 7pm sharp at J’aDore.
Who ya gonna call?
Alright, alright that was lame. We know. But the Ghost Bus is far from lame.
Bring the kids to the various stops
The Ghost Bus is back for its 5th annual tour of the City’s community centres bringing FREE Halloween fun for everyone! In addition to the ghost bus, each location will offer an array of Halloween themed activities that are fun for all ages (certain activities will only run while supplies last)
TONIGHT (Oct 25): 3rd & final stop of #Barrie‘s 2018 Ghost Bus Tour! Last chance to brave the spooky bus, 5–7:30pm @ Holly Community Centre: https://t.co/cjw24O37P6 #BarrieEvents pic.twitter.com/gcWwyKIqC7
— The City of Barrie (@cityofbarrie) October 25, 2018